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pam_faildelay

Change the delay on failure per-application

pam_faildelay.so [debug] [delay=microseconds]

pam_faildelay is a PAM module that can be used to set the delay on failure per-application.

If no delay is given, pam_faildelay will use the value of FAIL_DELAY from /etc/login.defs.

debug

Turns on debugging messages sent to syslog.

delay=N

Set the delay on failure to N microseconds.

Only the auth module type is provided.

PAM_IGNORE

Delay was successful adjusted.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

The specified delay was not valid.

The following example will set the delay on failure to 10 seconds:

auth optional pam_faildelay.so delay=10000000 

pam_fail_delay(3), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7)

pam_faildelay was written by Darren Tucker <dtucker@zip.com.au>.

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